The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 110 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 31 26 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.38% 1.05% 1.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.40% 5.64% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 30
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £34,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
Lync
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
419 461 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.70% 18.56% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 331 360 314
Average salary £44,750 £46,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.71% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region.

Lync Salary Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Reading

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 52 (78.79%) Windows
2 43 (65.15%) Microsoft
3 42 (63.64%) VMware
4 37 (56.06%) Active Directory
5 33 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 30 (45.45%) Office 365
7 28 (42.42%) SCCM
8 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (39.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 26 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (39.39%) Hyper-V
10 25 (37.88%) Dell
11 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (30.30%) Cisco
12 20 (30.30%) MS Excel
13 19 (28.79%) EMC
14 18 (27.27%) SAN
15 16 (24.24%) HP
16 15 (22.73%) Citrix
16 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (22.73%) ITIL
16 15 (22.73%) SCOM
17 14 (21.21%) MS Office
18 13 (19.70%) SharePoint
18 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
19 12 (18.18%) MSMQ
19 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
20 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
20 11 (16.67%) XenApp

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 26 (39.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (19.70%) SharePoint
4 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.52%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (1.52%) IIS
8 1 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.21%) MS Office
3 4 (6.06%) Photoshop
3 4 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (45.45%) Office 365
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.06%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) SAN
2 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
3 10 (15.15%) LAN
3 10 (15.15%) VoIP
4 9 (13.64%) WAN
4 9 (13.64%) Firewall
5 8 (12.12%) DNS
6 7 (10.61%) iSCSI
7 6 (9.09%) Unified Communications
8 3 (4.55%) DHCP
9 2 (3.03%) VPN
9 2 (3.03%) Internet
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.03%) Skype
10 1 (1.52%) RTP
10 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.52%) Wireless
10 1 (1.52%) Ethereal
10 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.52%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (6.06%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Consultant
4 8 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 7 (10.61%) Team Leader
5 7 (10.61%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Architect
6 6 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) IT Support
7 4 (6.06%) Designer
7 4 (6.06%) UI Programmer
7 4 (6.06%) UI Designer
7 4 (6.06%) UI Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) MSMQ
2 8 (12.12%) CGI
3 4 (6.06%) HTML
3 4 (6.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) GIS
1 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
1 8 (12.12%) EMC VNX
2 4 (6.06%) EqualLogic
2 4 (6.06%) User Experience
3 3 (4.55%) Clustering
3 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) PKI
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 52 (78.79%) Windows
2 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (13.64%) Linux
5 9 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.61%) CentOS
7 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.52%) Debian
9 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) ITIL
2 10 (15.15%) Migration
3 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (12.12%) ITSM
4 8 (12.12%) Service Management
4 8 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (12.12%) Business Development
5 4 (6.06%) Web Development
5 4 (6.06%) Time Management
5 4 (6.06%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (6.06%) CRM
6 2 (3.03%) Project Management
6 2 (3.03%) Data Management
7 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.52%) Network Management
7 1 (1.52%) Change Control
7 1 (1.52%) Line Management
7 1 (1.52%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
1 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (15.15%) CCNA
4 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (10.61%) MCSE
5 7 (10.61%) MCSA
6 3 (4.55%) MCITP
7 2 (3.03%) MCP
7 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.03%) CCNP
7 2 (3.03%) A+ Certification
7 2 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (56.06%) Active Directory
2 26 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (39.39%) Hyper-V
3 11 (16.67%) XenApp
4 10 (15.15%) Terminal Services
5 9 (13.64%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.06%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.03%) vSphere
7 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 28 (42.42%) SCCM
2 15 (22.73%) SCOM
3 4 (6.06%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
5 2 (3.03%) ARCserve
5 2 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.52%) WSUS
6 1 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 43 (65.15%) Microsoft
2 42 (63.64%) VMware
3 25 (37.88%) Dell
4 20 (30.30%) Cisco
5 19 (28.79%) EMC
6 16 (24.24%) HP
7 15 (22.73%) Citrix
8 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
9 8 (12.12%) Computacenter
9 8 (12.12%) Dell Compellent
10 7 (10.61%) Symantec
11 4 (6.06%) Adobe
12 3 (4.55%) Lotus
13 2 (3.03%) IBM
14 1 (1.52%) Avaya
14 1 (1.52%) Juniper
14 1 (1.52%) Nortel
14 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
14 1 (1.52%) McAfee
14 1 (1.52%) Mitel
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